Sources of World Civilization, Volume II

Sources of World Civilization, Volume II : Since 1500

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For courses in World History, World Civilization or Western Civilization at the freshman/sophomore undergraduate level.This illuminating anthology examines significant documents that will acquaint students with major world civilizations and help them understand the historical forces and ideas that have shaped the world in which they live.show more

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  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 152.4 x 223.52 x 22.86mm | 521.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130205486
  • 9780130205483

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I. AGE OF DISCOVERY. Christopher Columbus: Journal and Letter. Bernal Diaz Del Castillo: The Conquest of New Spain. Pico Della Mirandola: On the Dignity of Man. Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince. Martin Luther: An Open Letter to the Christian Nobility of the German Nation Concerning the Reform of the Christian Estate, 1520. John Calvin: Institutes of the Christian Religion. The Counter-Reformation: The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent. Francis Bacon: Novum Organum. Rene Descartes: Discourse on Method. Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan. Yamaga Soko: The Way of the Samurai. Isaac Newton: Optics; The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. John Locke: Of Civil Government. Jacques Bossuet: Politics Drawn From the Very Words of Holy Scripture. Voltaire: Philosophical Dictionary. Cahuilla: Palm Springs Cahuilla Creation Myth. Olaudah Equiano: The Life of Gustavus Vassa. II. THE MODERN ERA. Revolutionary Declarations: The Declaration of Independence; Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. Adam Smith: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. Antoine-Nicolas De Condorcet: The Progress of the Human Mind. Emperor Ch'ien Lung: Mandate to King George III. Simon Bolivar: The Jamaica Letter. Romanticism: Gothic Churches; Ode to Joy. Goethe: The Sufferings of Young Werther. Thomas Malthus:An Essay on the Principle of Population. Child Labor: The Sadler Report. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Manifesto of the Communist Party. John Stuart Mill: On Liberty; The Subjection of Women. Charles Darwin: The Origin of Species; The Descent of Man. William Graham Sumner: The Challenge of Facts. Rudyard Kipling: The White Man's Burden. III. THE RECENT PAST. Bertrand Russell: A Free Man's Worship. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin: What Is to Be Done?; State and Revolution. Mohandas K. Gandhi: Hind Swaraj or Indian Home Rule. International Organizations: The Covenant of the League of Nations; Charter of the United Nations. Mao Tse Tung: Report of an Investigation into the Peasant Movement in Hunan. John Dewey: Liberalism and Social Action. George Orwell: The Road to Wigan Pier. Adolf Hitler: Mein Kampf. Japanese Imperialism: Draft of Basic Plan for Establishment of Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere. Hiroshima and Nagasaki: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Letter From Birmingham City Jail. United Nations: Universal Declaration of Human Rights.show more

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